Search Tag: interventional radiology

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Direct patient-radiologist communication: online patient portal

2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with... Read more

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#SIR2019: VR powers IR's with real-time 3D view inside the patient

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Innovative technology improves efficiency of interventional radiology treatments increasing portability and patient access to IR AUSTIN, TEXAS — Immersive virtual reality (VR) may enable interventional radiologists to improve treatments using real-time 3D images from inside a patient’s blood vessels. New research presented... Read more

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#SIR2019: GEMS Program debut

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  New initiative aims to foster diversity in interventional radiology AUSTIN, TEXAS —Former Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Alan H. Matsumoto , M.D., FSIR, introduced a new program to support diversity in interventional radiology by providing a travel grant for medical students from diverse backgrounds... Read more

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#SIR2019: Interventional radiologists united can lead patient-centric medicine

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia, discusses patients and patience: why interventional radiology needs both AUSTIN, TEXAS —Interventional radiologists must work as a group to make the practice of medicine more patient-centric and efficient, said Alan... Read more

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#SIR2019: Gold Medalists for outstanding achievement in interventional radiology

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX: This year's Gold Medalists AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honour, the SIR Gold Medal, to Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR; Daniel Picus, M.D., FSIR; and James B. Spies, M.D., M.P.H., FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas. These awards acknowledge distinguished... Read more

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#SIR2019: Smart speakers help physicians in the OR

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Research demonstrates value of Amazon Echo and Google Home during medical procedures AUSTIN, TEXAS — Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s... Read more

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Interventional radiology in Europe

2019 19 Mar

Interventional radiology (IR) helps provide new, not previously, feasible treatments for patients. An IR approach is less invasive to the patient, such that many surgical procedures have been replaced or enhanced by the provision of IR services.  To learn more about the current practice of IR throughout Europe, the European Society of Radiology... Read more

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#ECR2019 passes torch to #ECR2020

2019 06 Mar

Incoming European Society of Radiology  president Boris Brkljačić 's announces his vision for ECR2020. True to tradition, on the last day of the ECR2019, incoming ESR President Boris Brkljačić, professor of radiology and vice-dean at University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia, and chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional... Read more